Kathryn H. Jacobsen, author at the Mississippi Free Press
Kathryn H. Jacobsen, PhD, MPH, is Professor of Health Studies and William E. Cooper Emeritus University Professor at the University of Richmond. She was previously a professor of epidemiology and global health at George Mason University. Dr. Jacobsen is the author of two widely used textbooks, “Introduction to Global Health” and “Introduction to Health Research Methods”, and teaches courses in global health, epidemiology, research methods, and prevention and disease control. She serves on the Board of Trustees of Teach Global Health, which promotes excellence in undergraduate education in global health, and chaired the Undergraduate and Masters Education Committee of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health. . His research focuses on population health transitions that occur with globalization, socioeconomic development, and environmental change. She is the author of over 200 peer-reviewed scientific articles. Dr. Jacobsen has served as a technical expert for the World Health Organization and other public health agencies, global health partnerships and international health groups. She is a collaborator of the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study; serves on several journal editorial boards (including Epidemiology & Infection, Global Health Research and Policy, and World Medical & Health Policy) and grant review boards; conducts research writing seminars; and frequently provides health and medical commentary for print and television.